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Riot Games will monitor ‘Valorant’ voice chat to combat disruptive players | Engadget

Abusive Valorant players could soon have their verbal tirades come back to haunt them. In a published on Friday, Riot Games outlined a plan to begin monitoring in-game voice chat as part of a broader effort to combat disruptive behavior within its games. On July 13th, the studio will begin collecting voice data from Valorant games […]

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Apex Legends Mad Maggie bug nerfs riot drill vs Newcastle

Apex Legends players have noticed what appears to be a new Mad Maggie bug preventing her riot drill from dealing damage through Newcastle’s mobile shield. Maggie’s riot drill ability attaches to solid obstacles and burns enemies located on the other side, making it an ideal way to flush rival players out from behind obstacles or […]

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Republican lawmakers sought Trump pardons on heels of Jan. 6 Capitol riot, committee told

Up to a half-dozen Republicans lawmakers who strongly supported then-President Donald Trump’s false claims of ballot fraud in the 2020 election sought pardons from him in the wake of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, according to testimony and evidence presented Thursday at the House select committee investigating the attack. Trump also talked about issuing […]

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Jan. 6 Capitol riot probe aims to hold final hearings on pro-Trump mob in July as new evidence comes in

A man breaks a window as a mob of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump storm the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, January 6, 2021. Leah Millis | Reuters The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot will schedule its final two public hearings in July, rather than in June as originally expected, […]

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William’s letter to partner of US cop killed in ‘harrowing’ Capitol Hill riot

The Duke of Cambridge wrote to the girlfriend of Brian Sicknick after the officer died. Mr Sicknick was on duty at the Capitol in Washington DC when thousands of rioting Donald Trump supporters stormed the building in a bid to overthrow the US election result.   The officer was sprayed with a chemical during the […]

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Jan. 6 probe says Pence’s ‘life was in danger’ during Capitol riot after he rejected Trump’s demands: Here are the other takeaways from the hearing

A demonstrator holds a mannequin wearing a noose with “Traitor” written on it during a protest at the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot on Thursday put the spotlight on former Vice […]

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Capitol Police says Rep. Loudermilk’s tour day before Trump riot wasn’t suspicious

The Capitol Police chief in a new letter said that a group tour of the Capitol complex led by GOP Rep. Barry Loudermilk of Georgia a day before the January 6, 2021, riot by a mob of Trump supporters was not suspicious, and at no point entered the Capitol itself. The letter Monday by Police […]

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Here are the main takeaways from the Jan. 6 Capitol riot committee’s second hearing

U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chairperson Bennie Thompson (D-MS) , Vice Chair U.S. Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) listen during the second public hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol, at Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S. June 13, 2022. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The House […]

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Jan. 6 Capitol riot committee members are tightlipped on what to expect in this week’s hearings

Members of the Committee attend the public hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 9, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Members of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot were tightlipped about what to expect […]

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Fired Fox News editor Chris Stirewalt says he will testify before Jan. 6 riot committee

Former U.S President Donald Trump is seen on video during the hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 9, 2022.  Jonathan Ernst | Reuters A former Fox News political editor who was fired by the cable network […]